Naraka 19 (Hong Kong) 2007

A nightmare begins when Rain, a young and beautiful university student, receives an SMS on her mobile phone – “Do you know what the 19th Gate of Hell is?” The same cryptic text message goes out to all her best friends. That unwittingly involves them in a deadly mobile phone game. But in this chilling game, if you lose, you die. Game over.

Cast: Gillian Chung, Patrick Tam, Tam Chun Yin, Vincy Chan, Li Man Yun, Xian Se Li, Yan Ng, Carol Lai, Chan Sub Sam, Charlene Cho
Directed: Miu-suet Lai
Genre: Thriller
Runtime: 99 minutes
Also Known As: Dei yuk dai sup gau tsang
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese
Subtitles: English

Terror Taxi (Korea) (2004)

Taxis driven by ghosts and fueled by blood haunt the nightmarish streets of an unsuspecting city. Anybody can be the next passenger – and the next victim..

From Korea comes the bizarre horror-comedy TERROR TAXI (GONGPO TAXI). Clean-cut cab driver Gilnam is running late to a date with his girlfriend Yoojung when he’s struck dead by a passing taxi. He awakens to find himself still driving a cab. After meeting a pair of drivers like him, Gilnam realizes that he is indeed a ghost, and uses his newfound status to terrify living passengers while searching the city for Yoojung. But Gilnam realizes his purpose when he hears rumors of an infamous ghost cabbie named “Mantis” who is responsible for a number of hit-and-run deaths, and realizes Mantis may be behind his own death.

Cast: Seo-jin Lee, Ho Lim, Yu-jeong Choi
Directed: Seung-jun Heo
Genre: Comedy/Horror
Runtime: 94 minutes
Also Known As: Gongpo Taxi, Taxi of Terror
Country: Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English

Sunflower (China | Hong Kong) 2005

The award winning film Sunflower is a powerful and touching look at the compelling inner dynamics of one post-Cultural Revolution family in Beijing and their struggle over 30 years to adjust to each other as the fabric, politics, and social mores of Chinese society change ever so rapidly. It spans the course of three decades–focusing on the years 1976, 1987 and 1999–in the lives of Zhang Gengnian and his son, Xiangyang.

Cast: Joan Chen, Zhang Fan, Ge Gao, Wang Haidi, Zifeng Liu, Haiying Sun, Hong Yihao
Directed: Yang Zhang
Genre: Award Winning/Romance/Drama
Runtime: 129 minutes
Also Known As: Xiang ri kui
Country: China/Hong Kong/Netherlands
Language: Mandarin/English
Subtitles: English

White Valentine (Korea) (1999)

As Jung-min turns twenty, a 30-year-old man, who has eyes filled with sadness moves into her village. Every night, he sends letters through a pigeon to a deceased woman he loved dearly. He sends them high up in the sky, knowing that he will never get a reply. Then one day, like magic, he receives a letter…

Cast: Shin-yang Park, Gianna Jun, Mu-song Jeon, Se Jun Kim, Yeong-ok Kim, Dong-kun Yang, Jin-woo Kang
Directed: Yun-ho Yang
Genre: Romance/Drama
Runtime: 101 minutes
Also Known As: Hwaiteu ballenta-in
Country: Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English

Invisible Target (China | Hong Kong) 2007

Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda. They engage with the demented robbers across a variety of locations, using fists, feet, guns, cars and a variety of other tools. Classic Hong Kong action!

Cast: Nicholas Tse, Jaycee Chan, Shawn Yue, Jacky Wu, Lisa Lu, Andy On , Candy Liu, Elanne Kwong, Sam Lee, Ken Lo, Vincent Sze, Mei Wang Xue, Ka Wah Lam, Tak-bun Wong, Mark Cheng
Directed: Benny Chan
Genre: Action/Crime/Drama
Runtime: 1:28
Also Known As: Nan er ben se
Country: China/Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese / English
Subtitles: English/Hungarian

Fear (India) (2007)

A girl with no memory stalked by unspeakable evil equals bone chilling terror and Fear.

Fear is the gripping tale of a woman who is found in complete state of shock at a lake. When taken to the hospital, it is found that she is suffering from amnesia and remembers nothing about herself. But glimpses of her past start surfacing when a supernatural power begins to haunt and torment her in her loneliness. Terrified, she slowly unravels her past. A past full of deceit, passion and intrigue. A past that will risk anything to stay unraveled…

Cast: Ameet Gurr, Alisha, Kiran Joneja
Directed: Vikram Bhatt
Genre: Horror
Runtime: 1:54:32
Country: India
Language: Hindi
Subtitles: English